In her prime: a youthful Whitney Houston on stage  in June 1988. Photograph: RDA/Getty Images

On February 11th, 2012, as musical royalty descended on Los Angeles for the Grammys, Whitney Houston checked in to the Beverly Hilton hotel with an en(...)

Group of Syrian soldiers captured by the Israeli army in the Six Day War. Syria, June 1967. Photograph: Mario De Biasi Sergio Del Grande/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images

History, we are told, is written by the victors, but as Mor Loushy’s fascinating document demonstrates, conquerers do not always sing from the same(...)

Detail from Dance with the Devil by Conor Harrington

Six years have passed since the elusive king of street art Banksy and his former founding agent/public face Steve Lazarides parted company, but tha(...)

Life in a Palestinian refugee camp in south Lebanon put together from footage shot by different generations of a video-obsessed family
Review: A World Not Ours

For 60 years, more than 70,000 people have lived in the one square kilometre that constitutes Ain al-Hilweh, a Palestinian refugee camp in sout(...)

The simple message of Morgan Spurlock’s 2004 documentary Super Size Me is wrong

There is a widespread belief that eating fast food (eg hamburger, fries and Coke meals) is intrinsically bad for your health and is a sure path to (...)

Last week, a conference run by Safefood heard about a mother in inner-city Dublin who fed her baby pureed McDonald’s. If you didn’t know better, you m(...)